Watermelon Sweet Treat

Hi there!  Jean here with you today and I am so excited to share this card I created using the Extra Scoop set in the current release!  

When I was planning this card, I was reminded of those old-fashioned watermelon popsicles that I used to get as a kid at our local country store.  I really wanted to capture those memories – and the popsicles - on this card.

To get the full watermelon feel, I started with the background.  I used a deckle edge stencil to mask off a rectangle and then ink-blended Distress Oxide inks to look like a slice of watermelon.

I stamped the sentiment from the Extra Scoop set in VersaMark and heat embossed it using white embossing powder.  I then added in a few watermelon seeds - free hand - using a black glaze pen.

For the popsicles, I heat embossed them in white on watercolor cardstock and painted them using the same Distress Oxide ink colors I used for the background.

Once they were dry, I die cut the popsicles using the Extra Scoop die set and arranged them on my panel, popping one up with foam adhesive.

To balance the black of the watermelon seeds, I added a thin strip of black and white pattern paper from my stash along the bottom of my card front before adding my watermelon panel with more foam adhesive.  I added some black and white twine to the top of the card for more balance and then a few gorgeous Georgia Peach sequins for a bit of sparkle.

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Have a wonderfully creative day, everyone! 



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